China launches new app to combat online misinformation

Cyberspace Administration of China and state news agency Xinhua launched a new app to combat online misinformation. The app, called the United Rumour Debunking Platform, is part of a broader campaign to address the issue of misinformation in the biggest internet market in the world. This app and other programs that will run within some major Chinese apps like WeChat and Baidu, will enable users to quickly fact-check online rumours. It will also allow the users to report online misinformation.